Entries by Cole Kendrick.

Quarantine Treats

As my wife has previously mentioned, we are both doctors. With the current events, we have been quite busy, so I’ve decided to take charge of the storytelling. Grandma is keeping our kids at home—she takes care of the babysitting while my wife and I work our arses off. We’ve decided to stay apart when […]

🔊 Head Above Water

🔊 Ignite Audio Playlist A few years ago, my wife and I went on a week-long vacation with my brothers and family, staying at an amazing hotel in Montana. Our room had two queen-size beds, so we had the children sleep in one so that we could quietly make love in the other. We had […]

Coastal Adventure

My wife and I are doctors, so the current health situation has us understandably stressed us. To prevent going off the deep end, we decided to take a few weeks off to spend with our family. If the virus consumes us, we at least want our kids to have great memories to treasure. So we […]

🔊 On-Call Room

🔊 Ignite Audio Playlist The surgery was busy that day. Midnight came, and my husband, Tyler, had been operating for over seven hours. I was on call and had an hour before my next surgery. With no time to drive home, I called and spoke with my kids for a few minutes. My eleven-year-old son […]

“Tied” Down (L)

This post contains strong language (L). You can read more about annotations in our Guidelines. I was reading a book when my husband came home with my eleven-year-old son and ten-year-old daughter.  The three of them had been away for a week and a half—ten days, to be precise. I remained home because, as a […]